Steven E. Harris seh at
Wed Mar 16 01:28:22 CET 2005

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk <qrczak at> writes:

> BTW, the fact that a closure refers to a variable itself rather to its
> current value can be used to check the true attitude of languages with
> respect to functional programming, by observing how they understand
> their basic loops :-)

The thread "Midfunction Recursion"¹ from October 2002 sounds relevant
here, exploring options for bindings in iteration.


Steven E. Harris

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